Forecasting within program evaluation creates the opportunity for public administrators to develop a variety of futures or predictions about what might occur based on the decisions that are made. What is the value of sharing these potential alternatives with legislators when determining departmental budgets for an upcoming year? What challenges exist when legislators are aware of different futures?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 4, 2020, 3:51 am ad1c9bdddf
There is a tremendous value in the sharing of these potential alternatives with legislators when determining departmental budgets for an upcoming year, due to the fact that forecasting provides a means by which legislators can be made aware of the probable ramifications of the policies that they implement. The ramifications of any policy that is to be implemented will have different effects upon society as well as the governing bodies of the society, and one of the greatest ...
A discussion on public policy analysis is examined.